Vinyl Elvis: ELVIS SINGS HITS FROM HIS MOVIES, VOLUME 1 (1972)

Elvis Sings Hits From His Movies, Volume 1 Label: RCA Camden [Reissue: Pickwick] Catalog Number: CAS-2567 Recorded: 1962-1967 | Hollywood, CA; Nashville, TN Released: 1972 [Reissue: 1975/1980] A glance by an unknowing fan at the front cover of Elvis Presley’s Elvis Sings Hits From His Movies, Volume 1 (above), might lead her or him to…

Vinyl Elvis: 1977’s MOODY BLUE Closes a Lonely Journey

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the July 19, 1977, release of Moody Blue, an album that turned out to be the last Elvis Presley record before his death four weeks later. Moody Blue Label: RCA Catalog Number: AFL1-2428 Recorded: 1974-1977 | Memphis, TN; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Kalamazoo, Michigan Released: 1977 Ranked: #7 in Pastimescape’s…

The End of Elvis Was Only the Beginning

While the soundtrack of my life has varied over the years, there has been one constant – Elvis Presley. Some of my earliest memories involve listening to 45-RPM Elvis records that Mom played loudly on her record player console. I was about 2-years-old. This was not only a record player, but also a massive piece…